The table below looks at the statistics for BGP skills in IT jobs advertised for the Bedford region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited BGP over the 3 months to 25 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
25 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Border Gateway Protocol (BGP)
Bedfordshire / Bedford
Rank 25 19 41
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +22
Permanent jobs citing BGP 6 23 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedford 4.41% 11.17% 2.64%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 17.14% 30.67% 17.02%
Number of salaries quoted 6 23 7
Median salary £60,000 £65,000 £45,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-7.69% +42.85%
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £47,500 £48,000
% change year-on-year
-5.26% -1.04%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in permanent jobs advertised in the Bedford region.

Communications & Networking Category
Bedford
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
35 75 47
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedford 25.74% 36.41% 15.51%
Number of salaries quoted 30 73 40
Median salary £55,000 £55,000 £45,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +20.87%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £45,000 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £53,750 £80,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-5.88% +6.25%

BGP
Jobs Demand Trend in Bedford

The demand trend of job ads across the Bedford region citing BGP as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

BGP Jobs Demand Trend in Bedford

BGP
Salary Trend in Bedford

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing BGP across the Bedford region.

BGP Salary Trend in Bedford

BGP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedford

For the 6 months to 25 February 2017, IT jobs citing BGP also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Bedford region with a requirement for BGP.

1 18 (100.00%) LAN
1 18 (100.00%) WAN
1 18 (100.00%) Cisco
1 18 (100.00%) CCNP
1 18 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 18 (100.00%) CheckPoint
1 18 (100.00%) OSPF
1 18 (100.00%) CCSA
1 18 (100.00%) CCSE
1 18 (100.00%) Network Security
1 18 (100.00%) Cisco Nexus
1 18 (100.00%) Spanning Tree
1 18 (100.00%) Data Centre
2 15 (83.33%) Firewall
3 12 (66.67%) Wireshark
3 12 (66.67%) CCDP
3 12 (66.67%) TCP/IP
3 12 (66.67%) Disaster Recovery
3 12 (66.67%) tcpdump
4 6 (33.33%) MS Visio
4 6 (33.33%) BIG-IP
4 6 (33.33%) Load Balancing
4 6 (33.33%) Microsoft
4 6 (33.33%) CA
4 6 (33.33%) Network Management
4 6 (33.33%) F5
4 6 (33.33%) Driving Licence
4 6 (33.33%) Presales
5 4 (22.22%) MS Excel
5 4 (22.22%) Analytical Skills

BGP
Top Related IT Skills in Bedford by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Applications
1 6 (33.33%) MS Visio
2 4 (22.22%) MS Excel
3 1 (5.56%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 18 (100.00%) Cisco Nexus
1 18 (100.00%) LAN
1 18 (100.00%) Network Security
1 18 (100.00%) OSPF
1 18 (100.00%) Spanning Tree
1 18 (100.00%) WAN
2 15 (83.33%) Firewall
3 12 (66.67%) TCP/IP
3 12 (66.67%) tcpdump
3 12 (66.67%) Wireshark
4 6 (33.33%) BIG-IP
Job Titles
1 12 (66.67%) Consultant
1 12 (66.67%) Network Consultant
2 11 (61.11%) Network Security Consultant
2 11 (61.11%) Security Consultant
3 5 (27.78%) Cisco Engineer
3 5 (27.78%) Cisco Network Engineer
3 5 (27.78%) Cisco Security Engineer
3 5 (27.78%) Network Engineer
3 5 (27.78%) Network Security Engineer
3 5 (27.78%) Security Engineer
4 4 (22.22%) Check Point Consultant
4 4 (22.22%) Cisco Consultant
4 4 (22.22%) Cisco Network Consultant
5 3 (16.67%) Cisco Security Consultant
6 1 (5.56%) Cisco Presales Consultant
6 1 (5.56%) Presales Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 18 (100.00%) Data Centre
2 6 (33.33%) Driving Licence
3 4 (22.22%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (11.11%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (66.67%) Disaster Recovery
2 6 (33.33%) Load Balancing
2 6 (33.33%) Network Management
2 6 (33.33%) Presales
3 2 (11.11%) Project Management
4 1 (5.56%) Mentoring
4 1 (5.56%) Time Management
Qualifications
1 18 (100.00%) CCNP
1 18 (100.00%) CCSA
1 18 (100.00%) CCSE
1 18 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 12 (66.67%) CCDP
Vendors
1 18 (100.00%) CheckPoint
1 18 (100.00%) Cisco
2 6 (33.33%) CA
2 6 (33.33%) F5
2 6 (33.33%) Microsoft